Tag Archives: The Panic Room

The Panic Room: North Pole Panic

Gravesend, Dec 2017

Rated 3.5 out of 5
It’s December, and along with other signs of the season such as tinsel, fake snow and endless Wham replays, quite a number of escape room companies are offering Xmas-themed games. The Panic Room’s take on this gives you the task of helping Santa’s el… (more)

The Panic Room: Enigma

Harlow, Jul 2017

Rated between 3.5 and 4 out of 5
Enigma is a detective game, set in the Bletchley codebreaking centre where you have to identify a traitor from five possible suspects. I was expecting a World War Two setting, but it uses more modern technology so is present day or recent past. The g… (more)

The Panic Room: The Tomb

Harlow, Jul 2017

Rated between 3.5 and 4 out of 5
The website description of The Tomb warns players that the entrance is through a crawl tunnel and that they should wear comfortable clothing they don’t mind getting sandy. That right there should give a good idea of the thoroughly hands-on style of t… (more)

The Panic Room: The Witch House

Harlow, Jul 2017

Rated 3.5 out of 5
The Panic Room in Harlow is a branch of the company of that name in Gravesend. One of their games is shared between the two locations, and other games are occasionally moved from one branch to the other. Having already played their eponymous Panic Ro… (more)

The Panic Room: The Don

Gravesend, May 2017

Rated between 3.5 and 4 out of 5
The Don was the fifth game we played during our escape marathon in Gravesend and is probably the room that grabbed me the least. That sounds more negative than intended so let me explain: While it didn’t present me with any particular standout or ‘wo… (more)